Last post showed how to ripen and prepare fresh kiwifruits (kiwis). Here’s a fully flavorful way to have those kiwis warmed in a pan with fresh apples and cranberries either as is or over hot cereal, or any way you like.
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How ’bout celebrating the well underway, rippin’ fast 103rd Tour de France with fantastically flavorful fresh crepes, which are no-kidding just as easy to make but much more versatile than plain flapjack pancakes?
Here are the ingredients you need.
April 19th is Patriots’s Day, the day the first shots were fired in 1775 in Lexington, Massachusetts, between British troops and American colonists. On that day, and all through the Revolutionary War that lasted 8 years, all Americans were still considered British subjects.
Why the brief history? Because I think it’s an enlightening backdrop to breakfast Yorkshire pudding, which as easy to make as they are fantastically flavorful to eat.
I first made Yorkshire pudding a couple years ago when the Tour de France raced through Yorkshire province in England. Yorkshire pudding, as you can see in the picture above, is nothing like the pudding we’re used to in the states. Instead, it’s more like a combination of muffin and dinner roll made with equal parts flour, egg, and milk and seasoned lightly with salt and ground black pepper as shown in the ingredients picture below.
Thanksgiving: by far my favorite holiday! All that’s expected is a good meal with family and friends. For help in the kitchen, just click any picture on this page to get to the Gotta’ Eat, Can’t Cook Thanksgiving Help page that provides a planning and timing guide with links to step-by-step picture book recipes that show how to make favorite Thanksgiving dinner dishes: roast turkey (cooked quickly and tenderly at high heat), turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, bread stuffing, easy and flavorful pie crust, apple pie, and an assortment of whipped creams.
I started making pumpkin pumped fresh whipped cream last year by substituting some of the sugar used to make fresh whipped cream with Trader Joe’s pumpkin butter. Now, if you can’t get pumpkin butter, you can use pumpkin pie spice and the equivalent amount of apple butter, which usually readily available. Here’s a shot of the ingredients you need.
Last post showed how to make pistachio pesto, which is just a more nutty variation on basil pesto. I call basil pesto “summer butter”. It’s always in my fridge, and I use it regularly on pasta and grains, as a sandwich spread, with freshly cooked or uncooked vegetables (you’ve gotta’ check it out on corn on the cob), freshly cooked fish or chicken – just about anything. Great stuff!
Here are the ingredients and…
If you like pistachios and basil or are already a big fan of pesto, you’ll love this recipe. As I mention on the first page of the step-by-step picture book recipe shown below you can get by clicking any picture on this page,…
Last post showed how to make a quick, easy, and fully flavorful stove cooked omelet. Here’s how to make a simple omelet even quicker and easier using the microwave oven, which is a great way to go if you’re on the fly because you can mix, cook, and eat the omelet right on the same plate, which greatly reduces both preparation and cleanup time.